AuthorE. Gluten
DifficultyIntermediate

Got leftover roast? Bring it back to the table as taquitos and you won't have to listen to those choruses of: "Do we have to eat leftovers?" They'll never even know that it is leftovers!*

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Yields1 Serving
Prep Time30 minsCook Time2 minsTotal Time32 mins
 2 cups leftover roast, shredded
 ½ tsp garlic salt
 ¼ tsp pepper
 ¼ tsp chili powder
 ½ tsp cumin (optional)
 corn tortillas
 1 cup oil
 sour cream
 salsa
 ½ cup cheese
 refried beans (optional)
1

Place shredded beef in a saucepan. Season with garlic salt, pepper, cumin, and chili powder. (If you feel it needs more flavor, add more garlic salt, cumin, or chili powder.) Sauté over medium heat until hot.

2

Wrap about 12 corn tortillas in a paper towel and heat them in the microwave for 45 seconds. Roll about 2 tablespoons of meat mixture into each tortilla.

3

In a large saucepan, heat oil until very hot. Fry rolled tortillas in oil until crispy. (Start with the seam side down to keep them from unrolling while they are frying.) Garnish with sour cream, salsa, cheese, and beans.

4

* If you have leftover taquitos, they may be frozen and reheated by baking them for 15 minutes at 350°.

Ingredients

 2 cups leftover roast, shredded
 ½ tsp garlic salt
 ¼ tsp pepper
 ¼ tsp chili powder
 ½ tsp cumin (optional)
 corn tortillas
 1 cup oil
 sour cream
 salsa
 ½ cup cheese
 refried beans (optional)

Directions

1

Place shredded beef in a saucepan. Season with garlic salt, pepper, cumin, and chili powder. (If you feel it needs more flavor, add more garlic salt, cumin, or chili powder.) Sauté over medium heat until hot.

2

Wrap about 12 corn tortillas in a paper towel and heat them in the microwave for 45 seconds. Roll about 2 tablespoons of meat mixture into each tortilla.

3

In a large saucepan, heat oil until very hot. Fry rolled tortillas in oil until crispy. (Start with the seam side down to keep them from unrolling while they are frying.) Garnish with sour cream, salsa, cheese, and beans.

4

* If you have leftover taquitos, they may be frozen and reheated by baking them for 15 minutes at 350°.

Gluten Free Taquitos